Galerie Boisserée, J. & W. Boisserée GmbH

Georges Braque

(French, 1882–1963)

nature morte i (stillleben i) by georges braque

Georges Braque

Nature morte I (Stillleben I), 1911–1950

oiseau noir sur fond vert (schwarzer vogel auf grünem grund) aus si je mourais là-bas (guillaume apollinaire) by georges braque

Georges Braque

Oiseau noir sur fond vert (Schwarzer Vogel auf grünem Grund) aus Si je mourais là-bas (Guillaume Apollinaire), 1962

oiseau verni (oiseau vii), überfirnisster vogel, vogel vii by georges braque

Georges Braque

Oiseau verni (Oiseau VII), Überfirnisster Vogel, Vogel VII, 1954

théière et citrons (teekanne und zitronen) by georges braque

Georges Braque

Théière et citrons (Teekanne und Zitronen), 1949

théière grise (graue teekanne) by georges braque

Georges Braque

Théière grise (Graue Teekanne), 1947

Biography

Timeline

1882
Born: Argenteuil-sur-Seine, France (May 13)
1897 - 1899
Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Le Havre
1901
Studied under a master decorator and received his craftsmen certificate
Military service near Le Havre (length reduced to one year for artisans)
1902
Moves to rue Lepic and enrolls in the Académie Humbert, where he meets Francis Picabia and Marie Laurencin
1903
Goes back to the Académie Humbert. He studies the impressionists at the Musée du Luxembourg and in the Durand-Ruel and Vollard galleries
1904
Moves to rue d’Orsel in Montmartre and begins to work exclusively with nature. His first works are influenced by impressionism
1907
March: at the Salon des Indépendants, Braque sells six landscapes created in L’Estaque. This success confirmed his desire to become a painter. In March or April, Braque meets Picasso through the poet Guillaume Apollinaire
1915
11 May: Braque is severely wounded in the head in Carency, and undergoes surgery
1923
Creates the stage set for the ballet Les Fâcheux, by Boris Kochno

Exhibitions

2013
Georges Braque - The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC
L’art en guerre. Francia, 1938–1947: De Picasso a Dubuffet - Museo Guggenheim de Arte Moderno y Contemporáneo, Bilbao
Over, Under, Next: Experiments in Mixed Media, 1913–present - Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC
A Taste for Modernism - Portland Museum of Art, Portland, ME
Correspondences - ms2 – Muzeum Sztuki Lodz, Lodz
Société Anonyme: Modernism for America - Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT
1913: The Year of Modernism - Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, NJ
1913 Armory Show Revisited - International Print Center New York, New York City, NY
Georges Braque - Graphikmuseum Pablo Picasso Münster, Münster
Face And Figure In European Art, 1928-1945 - Kemper Art Museum, Saint Louis, MO
Georges Braque and the Cubist Still Life, 1928–1945 - Kemper Art Museum, Saint Louis, MO
2012
L'Art en Guerre, France 1938-1947 - De Picasso a Dubuffet - Musée d´Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris - MAM/ARC, Paris
Avant-Gardes - The collection of the Triton Foundation - Kunsthal Rotterdam, Rotterdam
Im Netzwerk der Moderne. - Kunsthalle im Lipsiusbau, Dresden
20th Century Masters - Standard Bank Gallery, Johannesburg
Georges Braque Antoni Tàpies - J&P Fine Art, Zurich
From Picasso to Koons. Artist’s Jewellery - Benaki Museum, Athens
2011
Pioneer Of Modernism - Acquavella Galleries, Inc., New York City, NY
La Theogonie de Georges Braque - LaM - Lille Métropole musée d'art moderne, d'art contemporain et d'art brut, Villeneuve d'Ascq
2010
GEORGES BRAQUE - ET SES AMIS - Galerie Siegel-Springmann, Freiburg
Georges Braque - Die Druckgraphik - Kunstmuseum Ahlen, Ahlen
Georges Braque - Arbeiten aus dem graphischen Œuvre und auf Papier - Galerie Boisserée, Cologne
Georges Braque - Die Druckgraphik - Kunsthaus Stade, Stade
2009
Bank-Austria-Kunstforum, Wien, Austria
1991
Das graphisches Werk, Sammlung C. S., Westfälisches Landesmuseum Münster, Germany
1990
Das druckgraphische Werk, Kulturhaus der Stadt Graz, Austria, Kulturamt der Stadt Klagenfurt, Austria, Landessammlungen Rupertinum, Salzburg, Austria
1988
Kunsthalle der Hypo-Kulturstiftung, München, Germany, Solomon-R.-Guggenheim-Museum, New York, USA
1960
Retrospective organized by the Kunsthalle of Basel from 9 April through 29 May
Exhibition of his graphical work at the National Library in Paris.